Won’t be long before we start hearing things like, “partner in peace.”
Via DC Examiner:
President Obama announced today that he has agreed that Afghan President Hamid Karzai should proceed with peace negotiations between the Taliban and the new government that has replaced them.
During a joint press briefing today, Obama said he and Karzai supported “the opening of a Taliban office to facilitate talks” between the two sides. Karzai elaborated on that point.
“We also agreed on the steps that we should be taking in the peace process, which is of highest priority,” Karzai said. He explained that the Afghan High Council for Peace would negotiate with the Taliban and with “relevant regional countries, including Pakistan,” through a Taliban office in Qatar.